East Coast News & Events

Posted: Jun 18, 2022

Starting the conversation...

The Top Six Inches - breaking the mental unwellness stigma by starting a conversation

To combat the silence and stigma related to mental unwellness, Taranaki born and bred artist Paul Rangiwahia created "The Top Six Inches" using the analogy for not...
Posted: Mar 22, 2022

MAYORAL RELIEF FUND FOR FEBRUARY 2022 FLOODS

The Mayoral Relief Fund for the February 2022 floods is now open.

Farmers impacted by the February 2022 floods can now apply to the Mayoral Relief Fund.

Posted: Mar 14, 2022

A Farmer's Perspective

Read about a farmer who recently tested positive for COVID

A local dairy farmer recently tested positive for Covid. This is their story as told to Nelson Federated Farmers, of how having a plan helped their family manage their business and home with as...
Posted: Feb 19, 2022

During and after a flood

Information and resources to help you deal with floods.

A flood can be devasting, affecting livestock, land and buildings. Here are tips on how to deal with post flooding. Call us now if you are unsure where to start - 0800 787 254
Posted: Feb 19, 2022

February 2022 Flooding - West Coast and Top of the South

A state of emergency remains in place across the Buller district on the West Coast as at 13 February 2022

Rural Communities Minister Damien O’Connor has classified the severe weather that’s affected the West Coast and Top of the South as a...
Posted: Jan 31, 2022

COVID on Farm Help

Are you able to help a farmer impacted by COVID19?

There may be farmers who test positive to COVID19 or as a close contact need to isolate.

Posted: Nov 22, 2021

Surfing for Farmers - Marlborough

Come along and have some fun

Marlborough is lucky enough to have just been added to the Surfing for Farmers areas. 

7/8/2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Time Out Tour - Rai Valley, Top of the South

Friday 8th July | 5.30pm - 8.30pm | Millers Rest, 6767 SH6, Rai Valley

The Rural Support Trust, in proud partnership with ANZ, Bayleys, BDO, Datamars Livestock, Fonterra, and Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), bring the Time Out Tour to a rural region...

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